Katherine Shappley

A five-year veteran of Facebook, Katherine Shappley leads the US Agency team at Facebook, which is tasked with developing industry-leading partnerships that drive education, advocacy and opportunity at the holding company and operating company levels. Prior to her current role, Katherine served as an Industry Manager for the US Financial Services vertical, building the highest performing team at Facebook in 2014.

Before joining Facebook, Katherine worked at Microsoft for four years, notably leading a team that serviced and supported agencies within WPP, Aegis, and Havas. Prior to Microsoft, she oversaw sales and marketing efforts for the local segment of Quigo Technologies before it was acquired by AOL. Katherine is involved and invested in various industry organizations and events, including Ad Club and AWNY, among others.

A native of Mississippi, Katherine earned a BA in Literature from the University of Mississippi. She currently lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband John and 2-year old son Henry.